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in this case. >>> now to the tragedy in lorton, virginia. a mother and two of her children killed in a fire, but her quick thinking saved the lives of her three other children. with flames all around her, she and her two -- or she told her two older children to jump out of a second story window and dropped her 2-month-old baby to safety. but there wasn't enough time to save everyone. the fire broke out inside a home on richmond, highway. peggy fox is live near the scene and, peggy, this is a real heartbreaker. >> it certainly is. >> reporter: as parents we know, we save our children first. save yourself later. well that's exactly what happened here this morning when this young family was awakened by the smell of smoke. >> and i knew the kids were still in there. c.i.a. c.i.a. >> i asked her where they were at and they said they are still in the house. and we couldn't do anything. >> reporter: there was nothing they could do but watch the home burn with a mother and two of her small children inside. the neighbors say the young mother sacrificed herself to save three of her five children, get
the toll road. looking at a 10 to 15-minute delay still. for virginia drivers, moving south onion 395, jammed up, as well. washington boulevard past duke over to the mixing bowl and south backlick to triangle. it is top and go all the way but no accidents out there. that's the good news. back to you. >>> in tonight's consumer alert, more fees from your bank to replace the fees that they can't charge you anymore, thanks to a new law. i know. if you are a bank of america customer, you better read the pamphlet they sent you. don't toss it out. starting soon you will have to pay dollars to get a paper statement, $3 to see images of cancelled statements if you want to see them on that statement. $12 if you deposit a check and it doesn't clear and expect monthly maintenance fees and minimum balance requirements too. by the way, you can avoid some of the charges by banking on- line. >>> one robber is probably wishing he picked a different victim after the person turn the knife on him and attacked. it happened in oklahoma city yesterday. police say 34-year-old donald billby confronted a pregn
, thank you. >> this one in virginia. and they were saying there was no sign of the accelerant here. they are just not sure what caused a fire to kill anita brikman mother and two of her children. they are still on the story and peggy, we know that three other children survived. what do we know about them and how they are doing tonight? >> reporter: well, the twod older children, an 8-year-old girl and a 6-year-old boy, they are both fine tonight. and in fact, they could have been released from children's hospital. and the father, they did not want to leave, so they will all be released tomorrow. now, take a look. this is the burning house that the three children escape from. the older two jumped out of the two-story window. and their mom, she was able to drop the baby into the arms of a friend. she saved those three kids lives, but she could not save herself or her 5-year-old. the family is trying to keep up the spirits by focusing on the three children that survived. and there is no smoke in their lungs. they are healthy, they were up day-to-day. the baby is doing great right now.
. people were everyone putting sandbags out to keep water from their homes. >>> over to virginia, they haven't had quite as much rain, but plenty of people are still trying to dry out. suray chin is live where she has been checking out all the damage there. >> the flooded streets are just down the road from here. the water came fast and furious on brownsmill road. when it comes to these types of conditions, the neighborhood is on edge. >> whenever we get a lot of rain like this, i am keeping my eye on the water, the river. >> kate gets nervous in the downpour. the creek that often overflows its banks runs along the home where she's a full-time nanny to three small children. >> it got pretty crazy, to be honest. we had a lot of flooding in the backyard. it became a river, and actually we are surrounded on all sides. we became an island with the neighbors. >> last month, high waters surrounded the home in the front, side, and backyard. today, a much better outlook. even the bridge that crumbled the last go around was in tact. thanks to vdot workers who helped clear debris acros
of the beltway toward virginia, that is very slow as well. no accidents just a lot of volume. >> patranya, thank you. >>> we want to go out to anita brikman as she is out on the scene and she's talking with assistant chief scott graham. anita, are you there? >> reporter: i am, lesli. and assistant chief is joining me to explain where we are. you can see all of the activity right behind me where they are still trying to clear the scene. >> anita at about 4:00 this afternoon, montgomery county fire rescue received a call for an accident on northbound 270 involving a bus. the units arrived on the scene, they found a 26-passenger limo- style bus that was traveling on northbound 270 from old georgetown road area. >> reporter: and it was up on the h.o.v. lane. >> it was entered the h.o.v. fly over which rejoined just below montrose road. the bus apparently left the roadway and careen add proximately 45 feet and came to rest against the jersey wall on northbound 270 coming from the democracy boulevard area. >> reporter: now we understand one fatality, a dozen people injured. can you tell me more about
' wives are getting caught up in the frenzy, greg tolen live in sterling virginia with more. >> reporter: the wives are getting into the spirit of things. on saturday in philadelphia, they are going to play a charity basketball event against the eagles' wifes to -- wives to benefit breast cancer. these wives are very excited for this game. they are holding a scrimmage right now and a man who just arrived just moments ago, that is donovan mcnabb in the white shirt. he's attending to his kids right now and to his wife roxy who is part of the redskins wives basketball game. certainly an emotional time for the mcnabbs but the wives want to help as well. they want to try to win this game. as for donovan, he knows it's going to be a big week for him and he just wants to be able to relax a little bit and be able to kind of gather things together because as you mentioned, brett, starting tomorrow things are going to be crazy. we should mention that roxy is a pretty good basketball player. she played college basketball at syracuse so just like donovan, she's got game. brett. >> yeah, i think more
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